William Thompson Veteran BURTON

Oak Hill aka Cassville Cemetery
Barry County,

Apr. 1835
Aug. 22, 1905
Aged 72 Yrs
Son of John O. and Mary A. Burton
Husband of Mary Ellen Townsend
Civil War Veteran - Confederate State Army

July 9, 1896, Cassville Republican, Thursday - William T. Burton is the oldest native born resident being born to Mr. and Mrs. John O. Burton, April 1835.

Cassville Republican, Thursday, June 20, 1918 - Soldiers Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery: Confederates, W. T. Burton.

Military Information: Company I, 8 Missouri Infantry, Lieutenant, Confederate
Resource: Military rosters, Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System, newspapers, census
Research Note: William Thompson Burton enlisted in I Company, 8 MO Infantry Regiment, CSA. He joined, without authority, G Company, James Elliott's Scouts (9th MO Cavalry). He was described as having gray eyes, black hair and 5 feet, 8 inches in height. The obituary of Phillip Jackson Stevens who died in 1900 states that he served under Lieutenant William T. Burton in the Confederate Army.

Contributed on 11/21/12 by tslundberg
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Submitted: 11/21/12 • Approved: 4/12/19 • Last Updated: 4/15/19 • R736756-G0-S3

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